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Scene Around Town: TRHS South Ends Day in Snowstorm
Toms River High School South students were dismissed from school during the heavy snowfall earlier this week.

TRPD Makes New Appointments & Promotion

Ceremony held at start of Jan. 29th council meeting

by Erik Weber

TOMS RIVER - Three officers were appointed and one promoted - to the rank of sergeant - while surrounded by family members and governing body officials at the township council meeting here on Thursday.

The following are photos of each officer's oath of service and profiles provided by the police department. The oaths were given by Township Clerk J. Mark Mutter with Chief Mitchell A. Little reading through each man's profile before those present.

Appointment: Officer William Pestalozzi, Badge #408
Officer Pestalozzi is a native of Ocean City, Atlantic County and graduate of Ocean City High School. He graduated from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice and began his law enforcement career with the Toms River Police Department.

Prior to his hiring by Toms River, Officer Pestalozzi worked as a manager for Acme Markets. He was joined for his oath of service by fiance Ceili Bachman and his family.

Appointment: Officer Justin Lammer, Badge #407
Officer Lammer is a Toms River native who graduated from Toms River High School East in 2006 before continuing his higher education at Ocean County College and Rowan University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice.
His law enforcement career began at the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office in 2013 where he was employed as an agent prior to being hired by the Toms River Police Department in 2014. Officer Lammer dedicates his hard work and determination to his supportive and loving family, including his mother Diane, two older brothers Chris and Ryan, and deceased father, Stephen.

Appointment: Officer Thomas Elwood, Badge #406
Officer Elwood has resided in Waretown for most of his life, graduating from Southern Regional High School in 2006. While there, he was captain of the track team and a state champion pole vaulter before going on to East Carolina University, graduating in 2010 with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice.
In 2012, Officer Elwood began his career in the field dispatching for the Monmouth County Sheriff's Office. Just out of his initial training, he was on teh squad tasked with working through Hurricane Sandy.
In 2014, he was a Special Class I Officer for the Bradley Beach Police Department before joining the Toms River Police Department. He was joined for his oath of service by his fiance Marisa and his family.

Promotion: Sergeant Tim Sysol, Badge #289
Sgt. Sysol is a graduate of Ocean County Police Academy's 74th class, joining the Toms River Police Department in January 2000. While in the academy he achieved the high physical fitness score and was awarded the Chief Larry D. Parker Award.
The sergeant attended Temple University, where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. He was chosen to be a field training officer and assisted in the development of new officers. Sgt. Sysol is also a member of the Bicycle Unit, Color Guard, Patrol Division (where he spent his career) and was chosen to be a member of the Emergency Service Unit in 2004.
The sergeant has special certifications as an instructor in firearms, chemical agents, aerosol projectiles, specialty impact munitions and distraction devices. He also served as a sniper for the Emergency Service Unit and received his physical training instructor certificate through the New Jersey State Police.
A resident of Little Egg Harbor with his wife of 23 years, Michelle, they have two sons, a daughter-in-law and grandson.
Sgt. Sysol stated he was thankful for his family and the opportunity to work with so many great officers.

A full rundown of the Jan. 29th special council meeting, which was rescheduled from earlier in the week due to inclement weather, will appear in the next edition of the Toms River Villager.
Vintage Vignette: Downtown Night, 1950s
A neon-filled downtown night captured in the 1950s on Washington Street for a popular post card that often pops up on eBay and in local collections.
Officials' Notes, Department Updates & Readers' Letters

EPA to Update Community on Reich Farm on Wednesday

Courtesy the United States Environmental Protection Agency

TOMS RIVER - This Wednesday, February 4th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting to discuss how a new scientific study about a previously unknown contaminant relates to the ongoing cleanup at the Reich Farm Superfund site in Toms River formerly Dover, Ocean County, NJ. The EPA will be joined by scientists from the National Toxicology Program to discuss the study. EPA does not plan to make any changes to the groundwater treatment system currently operating at the site, but does intend to make adjustments to the cleanup goals based on the new information. The meeting will take place on at 6 pm at the Toms River Library.

In 1971, a waste hauler working for Union Carbide improperly disposed of drums containing toxic solvents on a portion of the three acre Reich Farm property in then-Dover Township, New Jersey. As a result, soil and groundwater on the Reich Farm property were contaminated with volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, including two widely used solvents, PCE and TCE. Exposure to PCE and TCE can have serious health impacts, including liver damage and increased risk of cancer.

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) took a number of actions through the 1970s to address the site, including requiring Union Carbide to remove more than 4,500 drums and some contaminated soil from the site. NJDEP also found PCE and TCE in some drinking water wells adjacent to the site. These wells were closed.

The EPA added the site to its Superfund list in 1983 after EPA investigations determined the extent of the PCE and TCE contamination in the soil and groundwater. The EPA developed a cleanup plan in 1988 for the site that included treating contaminated soils, as well as pumping and treating contaminated groundwater. In 1995 EPA modified the cleanup plan to allow the continued treatment of groundwater through an existing system at the Parkway well field. The soil cleanup was completed in 1995 and the groundwater cleanup is ongoing.

In 1996, a statistically significant elevation in the rates of certain childhood cancers was found in the Toms River area. In response to this finding, New Jersey's Department of Health and Senior Services, in cooperation with the U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, studied the potential causes of the elevated cancer rates. During that effort they found previously unknown and unregulated semi-volatile contaminants in the groundwater. The contaminants were later identified as styrene-acrylonitrile trimer, now referred to collectively as the SAN Trimer. 


While the EPA did not have scientific information about these contaminants, it did determine that the system originally installed to remove the VOCs would not be effective in removing the SAN Trimer. The EPA enhanced its original cleanup plan to require that a new form of treatment be installed, which used activated carbon to effectively remove semi-volatile chemicals. This enhanced system has been operating since 1997.

The National Toxicology Program is an interagency program headquartered at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health. The National Toxicology Program was asked to conduct studies on SAN Trimer to determine health effects, including whether SAN Trimer causes cancer in rats. The NTP studies were completed and peer reviewed by scientific experts before being published in 2012. The NTP found that SAN Trimer did not cause cancer in male and female rats, but did report it caused some non cancer potential health effects such as nerve damage.

Based on this new health information, EPA's Office of Research and Development developed exposure levels based on risk for the chemical, and toxicology experts within EPA subsequently have developed new clean up levels for groundwater and soil at the Reich Farm site.

The EPA had set its goal for Reich Farm as "no detectable levels" of the chemical. The Agency now has more definitive numbers based on potential risk to people's health. Based on the scientific information, the EPA intends to establish the new cleanup goals for soil at 185 parts per million and for groundwater at 60 parts per billion. The new cleanup numbers are based on conservative assumptions, such as an adult drinking 2.5 liters of the groundwater every day for 20 years. Levels of the SAN Trimer in the soil and groundwater are currently below the new levels that EPA is proposing to set. The EPA is proposing to make these soil and groundwater cleanup levels, developed specifically for the Reich Farm Superfund site, part of the legally mandated cleanup requirements for the site.

The system currently treating groundwater at the site reduces the levels of SAN Trimer to levels not detectable by lab equipment. The EPA intends to continue to require this system until all cleanup goals for contaminants are met for the site. Groundwater contaminated with the SAN Trimer is not being consumed. Instead, it is being treated and discharged to the ground surface.

The EPA's public meeting on February 4th will include scientific experts who conducted the SAN Trimer study, and will join EPA to explain the latest information and discuss how it may impact the cleanup of the site in the future.

To learn more about the Reich Farm Superfund site or to view the San Trimer, please visit:
http://www.epa.gov/region02/superfund/npl/reichfarm/

To view the NTP report, please visit: http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/ntp/htdocs/lt_rpts/tr573_508.pdf
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Know Your Flood Risk: New FEMA Flood Maps for Ocean Ready for Review & Open House Scheduled Feb. 25th

Front step and missing home, December 1st, 2012, Ortley Beach.
The following was forwarded by township officials.

TOMS RIVER - Do you know your flood risk? Local and County officials are hosting a Flood Risk Open House to provide citizens in Ocean County with an opportunity to learn more about newly updated flood maps, known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs). Both Ocean County and community officials, as well as NJDEP and FEMA representatives, will be on hand to answer citizens' questions about the updated maps, the mapping process, flood risk, and flood insurance.

The open house will be held at the Ocean County Complex, Building 5 - Cafeteria, 129 Hooper Avenue, Toms River, NJ 08753. Attend the event any time between the hours of 4PM - 8PM. Residents are encouraged to bring their flood insurance policy and/or elevation certificates to the meeting in order to get the most accurate information regarding how the new flood maps will affect them. Residents will be able to locate their property on the updated maps and view the changes as compared to the current FIRM. Once residents view this information, they can talk to members of the flood hazard mapping team, flood insurance specialists, and local, county, and state officials about the maps, the process, and flood insurance.

Flooding is the number one natural disaster in this State. It is vital for property owners to understand their risk andtake advantage of tools or programs available to them, including flood insurance, to help reduce flooding impacts.

The new maps in Ocean County are an update of the existing FIRM, which dates back over 30 years in some places. The FIRM and the associated Flood Insurance Study (FIS) provide the basis for communicating and identifying risk and for floodplain management measures. Ocean County is required to adopt updated maps to continue participating in the NFIP, which makes flood insurance available to the community.

As a result of these map updates, some buildings in Ocean County may, for the first time, be included in a high-risk flood zone, known as the Special Flood Hazard Area, or SFHA. This may result in those affected property owners being required to purchase flood insurance.

For more information or to access the mapping portal where you can view the updated maps, visit http://www.region2coastal.com/preliminaryfirms.
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Club & Organization News

Toms River Little League Early Spring 2015 registration is open online and can be reached through their website at www.trll.us.

Toms River East Little League Spring 2015 registration is now open online and can be reached through their website at www.tomsrivereast.com. In-person registration also available through February 12th. Registration will close March 21st and opening day is March 28th. For more information please visit their website.

Toms River Football Club's Spring 2015 soccer season registration is now open online and can be reached through their website at www.tomsriverfc.com.


Are you a member of a club, group or organization and want to get the word out about news, calls for action, programs and events and more? E-mail them to publisher@riversidesignal.com - anytime!
 
Police, Fire & First Aid Reports

Toms River Fire Company Members Ready for Blizzard that Wasn't
Photo courtesy Toms River Vol. Fire Co. No. 1 Firefighter Gary Dye, Jr.
TOMS RIVER - Members of Toms River Vol. Fire Company No. 1, like members if all known area fire companies and first aid squads, manned their station through the blizzard that wasn't through January 26th and 27th to ensure all trucks would respond to any emergencies in an expedient manner. 
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Forming a Neighborhood Watch Program

The following is courtesy the Toms River Police Department.

TOMS RIVER - Neighborhood Watch is one of the most effective and least costly ways to prevent crime and reduce fear. Neighborhood Watch fights the isolation that crime both creates and feeds upon. It forges bonds among area residents, helps reduce burglaries and robberies, and improves relations between police and the community they serve.

Any member of the community can join - young and old, single and married, renter and home owner. The members learn how to make their homes more secure, watch out for each other and the neighborhood, and report activities that raise their suspicions to the police department. A watch group can be formed around any geographical unit: a block, apartment, park, business area, public housing complex, or office. Watch groups are NOT vigilantes. They are extra eyes and ears for reporting crime and helping neighbors.

Neighborhood Watch helps build pride and serves as a springboard for efforts that address community concerns.

The mission of the Toms River Police Department is to work with the community and other agencies, being innovative and utilizing state of the art technology, to provide efficient police services to educate the public, reduce safety hazards and solve problems in order to preserve life, protect property, maintain human rights and enhance the quality of life in Toms River.

In an effort to fulfill the mission the Toms River Police Department deployed a neighborhood watch program. Under the leadership of its current and past chiefs, the program has developed into a vital link between the police department and the community it serves. 
 
If you don't start a Neighborhood Watch program in your area, perhaps no one will. But once you take these first simple steps you may be amazed at how easy it is to organize the program and what a difference it will make.
  • Form a small planning committee. Decide on a date and place for an initial neighborhood meeting.
  • Contact as many of your neighbors as possible and ask them if thy would be willing to meet to organize a Neighborhood Watch group in your area.
  • Contact the Crime Prevention Unit (CPU) at the Police Department for help in training members in home security and reporting skills, and for information on local crime patterns.
  • Select a Neighborhood Watch coordinator and block captions who are responsible for organizing meetings and relaying information to members.
To reach the Toms River Police Department for more information on starting a community neighborhood watch program in your area, call (732) 349-0150.

Road Closure & Detours Expected on Whitesville Road Feb. 2nd

TOMS RIVERRoad closure and detours on Whitesville Road expected for Monday, Feb. 2nd. A sewer main will be installed at the intersection of Whitesville Rd. and Riverwood Drive, forcing detours in the area. Motorists will be detoured around Riverwood Drive onto Route 9, from Cox Cro to Stevens Road.
Riverside Life 100 Years Ago

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Word from Our Sponsor: New American Cuisine at the River Market, Downtown Toms River
Who needs a big lunch for your office or open house? Call the River Market at (732) 505-8090 for have great packages starting at $9.95 per person. Includes sandwiches, drinks, River Market salad, brownies, pasta salad and paper products.
The following is courtesy the River Market.

TOMS RIVER - The River Market, a chef owned and operated downtown cafe, specializes in New American cuisine and a seasonal market-driven menu for eat-in, take-out or custom catering under the experienced direction of Executive Chef John Malcolm and his wife, Lee.

Chef Malcolm's extensive background and training as chef at top quality restaurants in California and New Jersey prepared him for his role as owner and executive chef at the River Market.

His experience includes running fine dining restaurants in San Diego and San Francisco for 10 years prior to 2004 when he returned to his native New Jersey to serve as executive chef of the "new" Martell's Waters Edge in Bayville, a position he later left open his own venture in Toms River.

While serving as executive chef of the award winning Azul La Jolla on San Diego's scenic coastline from 1999-2004, he received much regional acclaim for his California coastal cuisine and was nominated for Chef of the Year by the Southern California Food Writers Association and received excellent reviews from national and California media. Chef Malcolm's current menus reflect not only his experience at Azul but also his earlier training with the nationally celebrated chef Bradley Ogden at the Lark Creek Inn, Larkspur, California, whom he credits with introducing him to California seasonal markets and the creative use of fresh, locally-produced fruits and vegetables.

He honed his culinary skills and techniques in San Francisco at popular dining attractions like Betelnut and The Fairmont Hotel where he developed exciting new dishes and cooking styles, as well as gaining significant management and banquet experience running large kitchen staffs. A graduate of Rider University in Trenton, N. J. and the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y., he and his wife are the parents of two daughters and live in Lavallette.


Lee Malcolm is also a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America as well as American University, Washington, D. C., where she received a BA in 1988. She is the former sous chef of the Marin Country Club just north of San Francisco and also worked many years in the banquet kitchens of the world-famous Fairmont Hotel on San Francisco's Nob Hill.

Before her formal training as a chef, Lee was the public relations representative of The Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York and Micato Safaris based in Kenya.  She was a top marketing and public relations executive for Lou Hammond & Associates in New York where she specialized in handling accounts for luxury travel, hotel and restaurant clients.

Below is a current lunch menu of the cafe; they can be reached at (732) 505-8090 and found online at www.rivermarketcafe.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/rivermarket. They are also open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night for dinner featuring an always-changing menu and BYOB.

THE RIVER MARKET - LUNCH MENU
Lunch Monday - Friday 11 am - 2:30pm - Dinner Thursday - Saturday
Eat in, pick up or delivery downtown

67 Main Street, Toms River
732-505-8090 fax 732-505-8092

Call for daily homemade soups and specials

Korean Flank Steak Tacos with Fresh Pico de Gallo, Asian Slaw, Cheddar Cheese, Wasabi and Dynamite Sauces on Warm Flour Tortillas 7.95

Roasted Turkey, Sliced Granny Smith Apple and Sharp Cheddar Panini with Cinnamon Dusted Mayo on Grilled Sliced French bread 7.95

Signature River Market Salad with Field Greens, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Mandarin Oranges, Blue Cheese, Candied Walnuts and Balsamic Vinaigrette 7.95 Add Chicken 9.95 Grilled Shrimp 10.95

Rare Roast Beef, Swiss and Horseradish Mayonnaise on Grilled Rye Bread 6.95

New Jersey Devil - Warm Pastrami, Swiss, Cole Slaw, Russian dressing on Grilled Rye Bread 7.95

Home Made Chicken Salad on Spinach Wrap with Lettuce and Tomato 6.95

Heart Lover's Salad Baby Spoon Spinach, Tomatoes, Carrots, Craisins, Almonds, Avocado, Red Onions and Blue Cheese with Lemon-Herb Vinaigrette 7.95 add Grilled Chicken 9.95, Grilled Shrimp 10.95

Greek Style Grilled Turkey Burger with Cucumber, Red Onion, Tzatziki Sauce, Black Olives, Tomato and Lettuce on Toasted Bun 7.95

Roast Turkey, Brie Cheese, Field Greens and Honey-Dijon Mustard on Toasted French bread 7.95

Warm Sliced Grilled Chicken, Mozzarella, Roasted Red Peppers and Pesto on Grilled Sliced French bread 7.95

Latin Style Pork Carnitas Salad with Field Greens, Cheddar Cheese, Black Beans, Fresh Pico De Gallo, Avocado, Tortilla Strips and Citrus Vinaigrette 9.95

San Francisco Burrito with Grilled Chicken, Black Beans, Brown Rice, Cheddar and Jack Cheeses, Fresh Salsa and Sour Cream on a Warm Flour Tortilla 7.95

� lb River Market Burger with Cheddar and Jack Cheese, Smoked Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato and Onion on a Toasted Kaiser Roll 7.95

California Dreaming Baja Fish Tacos (2) Crispy Cod with Shredded Cabbage, Cheddar Cheese, Spicy Pico De Gallo and White Sauce on Corn Tortillas 7.95

South-Western Style Salmon with Field Greens, Avocado, Tomatoes, Red Onions, Black Beans, Cheddar and Jack Cheeses and Crispy Tortilla Strips with a Light Chili Ranch Dressing 10.95

Classic Cobb Salad with Grilled Chicken, Romaine, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Tomatoes, Smokey Bacon, Avocado, Hard Boiled Eggs and Blue Cheese Dressing 9.95

Veggie and Garlic Hummus Wrap with Shredded Carrots, Black Olives, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Roasted Red Peppers and Field Greens in a Flour Tortilla Tortilla 6.95

Fresh Mozzarella, Roasted Red Peppers and Spinach on Herb Focaccia Bread 7.95

Asian Salad of Field Greens, Tomatoes, Carrots, Cucumbers, Mandarin Oranges, Red Onion, Peanuts and Crispy Wontons with a Sesame Ginger Dressing 7.95 -- add Grilled Chicken 9.95 or Grilled Shrimp 10.95

Sandwiches are served with Cole Slaw and a Choice of Potato Salad, Pasta Salad, Chips or French Fries -- Substitute Soup for your side add 1.95

ALL ADDITIONAL ITEMS - Avocado, Extra 4oz Salad Dressing, Cheese, Bacon or Nuts .75

 
PUBLIC NOTICES, JANUARY 26th - FEBRUARY 1st, 2015

TR Schools Seeks Proposals for Replacement of Damaged Solar Panels at TRHS East


TOMS RIVER REGIONAL SCHOOLS
BID NOTICE
Sealed bids will be received by the Toms River Board of Education, 1144 Hooper Avenue, Toms River, New Jersey, at a SPECIAL MEETING at 11:00 a.m. on MARCH 4, 2015 for the following:
SITE-130 REPLACEMENT OF DAMAGED SOLAR PANELS & RELATED WORK @ TOMS RIVER HIGH SCHOOL EAST
In the event the district is closed for business due to weather conditions or any other unforeseen emergency, bids will be accepted up to 11:00 o'clock a.m. on the first day the school district is open following the emergency closing.
Detailed specifications and bid forms may be obtained from the Toms River Regional Schools, Purchasing Department, 1144 Hooper Avenue, Toms River, New Jersey 08753, (732) 505-5617 on any school day between the hours of nine o'clock a.m. and three o'clock p.m. Bid proposals must be accompanied by Bid Bond, Certified Check or Cashier's Check, drawn to the order of the Toms River Board of Education. Consent of Surety in total amount bid, must also be submitted with bid proposal.
There will be a pre-bid walk-through on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. All prospective bidders are encouraged to attend. The pre-bid walk-through will be held at Toms River High School East at 10:00 A,M. (Location) (Time) A bidder on a public works project for a Board of Education where the cost of the work exceeds $20,000.00 must first have been qualified by the Department of the Treasury, Division of Building Construction, pursuant to NJSA 18A:18A-27 through 33, and shall submit with his bid Prequalification Affidavit, a copy of a valid and active Notice of Classification, and a certified copy of the Total Amount of Uncompleted Contracts form, and Affidavit of No Material Adverse Change.
All contractors named in this proposal shall possess a valid Contractor's Registration Certificate pursuant to NJSA 34:11-56.48 et. seq., at the time the proposal is received. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date of opening. Corporate bidders are required by law to submit a list of names and addresses of all stockholders owning 10% or more of their stock. Contractors bidding on this project shall comply with the requirements of the Prevailing Wage Rate Determination pursuant to Chapter 150 of the NJ Laws of 1963. BIDDERS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF NJSA 10:5-31 et seq and NJAC 17:27. BIDDERS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THE N.J. BUSINESS REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY THE N.J. DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF P.L. 2009, C. 315.
THE BOARD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY OR ALL BIDS
WENDY L. SAXTON, BOARD SECRETARY TOMS RIVER REGIONAL SCHOOLS

Zoning Board of Adjustment Approves Single Family Home at 2 Fourth Avenue

TOWNSHIP OF TOMS RIVER
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on January 22, 2015, the Toms River Township Board of Adjustment granted variance approval to Laurie and James Braaten.
The property which is the subject of the approval is located at 2 Fourth Avenue, Toms River, New Jersey and is known as Block 1011, Lots 13 and 14 on the Tax Map of the Township of Toms River, Ocean County, New Jersey.
The approval which was granted will allow the construction of a two family home on the property.
Copies of the plans which received approval, as well as the Resolution of Approval, are available for inspection at the Toms River Township Municipal Offices, 33 Washington Street, Toms River, New Jersey and may be inspected during the usual business hours.
HARVEY L. YORK, ESQ.
Novins, York & Jacobus
202 Main Street
Toms River, NJ 08753
Attorney for Applicant: LAURIE and JAMES BRAATEN

Zoning Board of Adjustment Approves Single Family Home at 9 4th Avenue

TOWNSHIP OF TOMS RIVER
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on January 22, 2015, the Toms River Township Board of Adjustment granted variance approval to Susan and John Notte.
The property which is the subject of the approval is located at 9 4th Avenue, Toms River, New Jersey and is known as Block 1016, Lot 11 on the Tax Map of the Township of Toms River, Ocean County, New Jersey.
The approval which was granted will allow the construction of a single family home on the property. Copies of the plans which received approval, as well as the Resolution of Approval, are available for inspection at the Toms River Township Municipal Offices, 33 Washington Street, Toms River, New Jersey and may be inspected during the usual business hours.
HARVEY L. YORK, ESQ.
Novins, York & Jacobus
202 Main Street
Toms River, NJ 08753
Attorney for Applicant: SUSAN and JOHN NOTTE

Plenary Retail Consumption License Transfer at Holiday Inn

PUBLIC NOTICE
Take notice that Driftwood Special Servicing, LLC, d/b/a Holiday Inn of Toms River ("Applicant") has applied to the Township Council of the Township of Toms River, in the County of Ocean, New Jersey, for a person to person transfer of Plenary Retail Consumption License issued as a Hotel/Motel Exception No. 1507-36-036-004, heretofore issued to David Buddemeyer, as Receiver for T R Liquor, L.L.C. and T R Liquor, L.L.C., for premises located at 290 Highway 37 East, Toms River, New Jersey 08753.
The following persons are the officers and members owning of the Applicant:
Officers/Members of Applicant:
David Buddemeyer, President 3264 Wymberly Drive Jupiter, FL 33456 50% Member of Applicant
Charles M. ("Mike") Diaz, Vice President and Secretary 528 Overlook Drive North Palm Beach, FL 33408 50% Member of Applicant
Objections, if any, should be made immediately in writing to:
Mr. J. Mark Mutter, Clerk Township of Toms River 33 Washington Street Toms River, NJ 08754-0728
Driftwood Special Servicing, LLC, Applicant Paul D. Strauchler, Esq.
POST, POLAK, GOODSELL, MACNEILL & STRAUCHLER, P.A.
425 EAGLE ROCK AVENUE - SUITE 200
ROSELAND, NEW JERSEY 07068-1717

Unpaid Storage Units Contents Auction Feb. 18th

TOMS RIVER
"In accordance with the provisions of New Jersey State law, there being due and unpaid charges for which the undersigned is entitled to satisfy an owner and /manager's lien of the goods stored at the Uncle Bob's Self Storage location (s) listed below. And, due notice having been given, to the owner of said property and all parties known to claim an interest therein, and the time specified in such notice for payment of such having expired, the goods will be sold at public auction at the below stated location (s) to the highest bidder or otherwise disposed of on Wednesday February 18th,2015 @ 2:30pm.
Uncle Bob's Self Storage 1341 Route 37 West, Toms River, NJ 08755 732-818-1530
Space No. Customer Name Inventory:
SPACE NAME INVENTORY
1029 Sandra Kessel Misc boxes, computer, totes, shelf, office chair, suit cases.
1058 Lela Hadick Household goods/furniture
2104 Carolyn Therrien Household goods/furniture
1078 Mark Thorn Tools, totes, suit cases

Unpaid Storage Units Contents Auction Feb. 19th

OTHER HEADINGS NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY
Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will sell, to satisfy lien of the owner, at public sale by competitive bidding on February 19, 2015at 11:00 AM at the Extra Space Storage facility located at: 317 Rt. 37 East Toms River, NJ 08753 732-341-6360 Phone 732-341-6390 Fax
The personal goods stored therein by the following may include, but are not limited to general household, furniture, boxes, clothes, and appliances.
1340 Pamela D. Ames
0014 Craig Thieme- Trailer
6005 Hector Arce Jr.
1222 Theresa Daniele
3083 Millianne Valdez
3123 Michael Desposito
5054 Melinda Capone
3033 Brian Garvey
Purchases must be made with cash only and paid at the time of sale. All goods are sold as is and must be removed at the time of purchase. Extra Space Storage reserves the right to bid. Sale is subject to adjournment.

Zoning Board of Adjustment Approves Single Family Home at 29 5th Avenue

NOTICE OF DECISION
Please take notice that Thursday, January 8, 2015, the Toms River Board of Adjustment did approve variances for the application of GnR Properties, LLC to build a single family house at 29 5th Avenue, Toms River, Block 907, Lot 11 and for several variances relating to coverage and setbacks and a Use Variance for exceeding the allowed Floor Area Ratio (FAR) which approval was memorialized by resolution dated January 22, 2015.
Copies of the Resolution and documents in the Application may be reviewed during normal business hours at the Toms River Municipal Building, 33 Washington Street, Toms River, NJ.
CARLUCCIO, LEONE, DIMON, DOYLE & SACKS, LLC

TR Schools Seeks Bids for Hooper Avenue Elementary Boiler Replacement

TOMS RIVER REGIONAL SCHOOLS
BID NOTICE
Sealed bids will be received by the Toms River Board of Education, 1144 Hooper Avenue, Toms River, New Jersey, at a SPECIAL MEETING at 11:00 a.m. on March 5, 2015 for the following:
SITE-134 BOILER REPLACEMENT & RELATED WORK AT HOOPER AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
In the event the district is closed for business due to weather conditions or any other unforeseen emergency, bids will be accepted up to 11:00 o'clock a.m. on the first day the school district is open following the emergency closing.
Detailed specifications, bid forms and drawings may be examined, and/or purchased at $25.00 per complete set, on any school day between the hours of nine o'clock a.m. and three o'clock p.m. at the Toms River Regional Schools Purchasing Department. No refunds will be made. Please call (732) 505-5617 for directions to the Purchasing Department. Bid proposals must be accompanied by Bid Bond, Certified Check or Cashier's Check, drawn to the order of the Toms River Board of Education. Consent of Surety in total amount bid, must also be submitted with bid proposal.
A Pre-Bid Walkthrough is scheduled for Wednesday, February 11, 2015 @ 1:00PM. All bidders are encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Walkthough. Please meet TRRS representative, Mr. Dharm Bhatt, in the Main Office at Hooper Avenue Elementary School no later than 1:00PM for Pre-Bid Walkthrough participation. A bidder on a public works project for a Board of Education where the cost of the work exceeds $20,000.00 must first have been qualified by the Department of the Treasury, Division of Building Construction, pursuant to NJSA 18A:18A-27 through 33, and shall submit with his bid Prequalification Affidavit, a copy of a valid and active Notice of Classification, and a certified copy of the Total Amount of Uncompleted Contracts form, and Affidavit of No Material Adverse Change. All contractors named in this proposal shall possess a valid Contractor's Registration Certificate pursuant to NJSA 34:11-56.48 et. seq., at the time the proposal is received. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date of opening. Corporate bidders are required by law to submit a list of names and addresses of all stockholders owning 10% or more of their stock. Contractors bidding on this project shall comply with the requirements of the Prevailing Wage Rate Determination pursuant to Chapter 150 of the NJ Laws of 1963. BIDDERS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF NJSA 10:5-31 et seq and NJAC 17:27. BIDDERS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THE N.J. BUSINESS REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY THE N.J. DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF P.L. 2009, C. 315.
THE BOARD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY OR ALL BIDS
WENDY L. SAXTON, BOARD SECRETARY TOMS RIVER REGIONAL SCHOOLS

TRMUA Reschedules Meeting for Feb. 3rd

TOWNSHIP OF TOMS RIVER
TOMS RIVER MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY
NOTICE
Please take notice that the Commissioners of the Toms River Municipal Utilities Authority have rescheduled their January, 2015 public meeting to convene on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. at the office of the Authority, 340 West Water Street, Toms River, New Jersey, 08753
Georgia Benyola, Assistant Secretary